The School of Digital Art and Design iscommitted to cultivating the talents who master new knowledge, new technology,new tools, new products and new applications in the field of specialty to adaptto the development of the digital age and information society. It emphasizesthe organic integration of digital technology and art, emphasizes the deepintegration of production and learning, and the talents trained will behigh-quality application-oriented high-level professionals with the core ofemployment competitiveness in the field of creative design and productdevelopment of digital content, constructing a professional group of digitalart and design specializing in digital content industry.
The School of Digital Arts and Design has fivedepartments: Animation, Film and Television Photography and Production, VisualCommunication Design, Digital Media Arts and Digital Media Technology. Eachmajor adopts TOPCARES talent training mode, designs an integrated professionalteaching system and quality education system, focusing on training students’engineering practice ability and professional quality.
In order to further standardize the teachingmanagement, improve the quality of education and teaching, and better promotethe development of students, the school clearly proposed that the studio shouldlead the reform of TOPCARES education and teaching, comprehensively implementthe “TOPCARES + studio” talent training mode, effectively promote the organicintegration of professional education, innovation and entrepreneurshipeducation and quality education. In order to improve students’ practicalability of innovation and entrepreneurship and enhance their professionalcompetitiveness, the School has built a large number of professional laboratories/studios, including Arts Creation Space, Public Space ArtsLaboratory, Handicraft Arts Laboratory, Two-Dimensional Animation Laboratory,Film and Television Special Effects Laboratory, Microfilm Laboratory, DigitalColor Checking. Laboratory, Digital Studio, Photography Laboratory, NonlinearEditing Laboratory, Digital Printing Laboratory, Decorative PaintingCustomization Laboratory, 3D Printing Creator Laboratory, Virtual RealityCreator Laboratory, Neusoft Neumedias Mobile New Media Creator Laboratory,Post-synthetic Laboratory, Illustration Cartoon Studio, Game Design Studio,Designing studio, 3D animation studio, Joint Lane Creative Design studio,Tiandi Changhong Film and Television studio, Jingrui Film and Televisionstudio, IF Studio, V2D studio, V3D studio, UCD Design studio and so on. OneDalian Micro Film Engineering Technology Research Center and one Dalian VirtualReality Innovation Construction were established. At the same time, the schoolof Digital Arts and Design has built an off-campus practice base for collegestudents with more than 30 enterprises. Among them, the Digital Arts PracticeEducation Base was appraised as Students Practice Education Base for collegestudents of Liaoning in 2012. At present, the school has established goodcooperative relations with universities and well-known companies in the UnitedStates, Japan, South Korea and other countries. It has carried out variousforms of international exchanges and cooperation, including long-term andshort-term overseas study and exchange internship projects. It provides a goodopportunity and platform for students to enhance their international ability.